Bone marrow aspirate and cells are drawn from the posterior iliac crest of healthy IRB consented human donors using a syringe containing anticoagulant. Plasma is separated from freshly collected adult human bone marrow after undergoing centrifugation. It is frozen immediately after collection.
Storage at -80°C is acceptable.
Testing: Donors are tested for HBV, HCV, HIV, HTLV, WNV, Trypanosoma cruzi, and Syphilis.